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Where to Play on the Weekdays: September 8-12

Monday – Visit the animals, roam the peaceful grounds, and possibly join in a children’s program at Oxon Hill Farm. Hours are 8am – 4:30pm, and admission is free. Tuesday – Head to one of DC’s most tried and true … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: September 5-7

Eke out that last bit of summer fun while a few of the season’s activities — and weather — are lingering. Or set your sights ahead for an early taste of fall. Of course, there’s also plenty to keep everyone … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: September 2-5

Tuesday – Beat the heat on what’s probably going to be one of the hottest days this summer at the National Building Museum. The Book of the Month program invites children to a special storytime in the Building Zone. During … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: August 29 – September 1

If the start of school didn’t mark the unofficial end of summer, then Labor Day weekend will take the cake. Many of the season’s quintessential activities come to a close after this, but that doesn’t mean the fun ends, too. … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 25-29

Monday – Visit the National Arboretum on one of the two weekdays it’s open to the public (it’s closed Tuesday – Thursday). Tour the plant collections, visit the Washington Youth Garden and play in the natural playground, romp at the … Continue reading

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